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cart·wheel

 (kärt′wēl′, -hwēl′)
n.
A handspring in which the body turns over sideways with the arms and legs spread like the spokes of a wheel.
intr.v. cart·wheeled, cart·wheel·ing, cart·wheels
To execute a cartwheel.

cartwheel

(ˈkɑːtˌwiːl)
n
1. the wheel of a cart, usually having wooden spokes and metal tyres
2. (Gymnastics) an acrobatic movement in which the body makes a sideways revolution supported on the hands with arms and legs outstretched
3. slang US a large coin, esp the silver dollar

cart•wheel

(ˈkɑrtˌʰwil, -ˌwil)
n.
1. an acrobatic movement in which the upright body wheels sideways, landing first on the hands and then on the feet.
2. Slang. any large coin.
v.i.
3. to perform cartwheels.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cartwheel - a wheel that has wooden spokes and a metal rim
cart - a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal
spoke, wheel spoke, radius - support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim
wagon tire - a metal hoop forming the tread of a wheel
wheel - a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
2.cartwheel - acrobatic revolutions with the body turned sideways and the arms and legs outstretched like the spokes of a wheel
acrobatic feat, acrobatic stunt - a stunt performed by an acrobat
3.cartwheel - a dollar made of silvercartwheel - a dollar made of silver    
dollar - a United States coin worth one dollar; "the dollar coin has never been popular in the United States"
Verb1.cartwheel - do cartwheels: perform an acrobatic movement using both hands and feet
wheel, wheel around - change directions as if revolving on a pivot; "They wheeled their horses around and left"
Translations
إنْقِلابٌ، جانِبِيَّهدولاب عَرَبَةُ نَقْلٍ
hvězdakolo od vozupřemet stranou
møllehjulvognhjul
cigánykerékkocsikerék
hliîarstökk; òaî aî fara á handahlaupumvagn- eîa kerruhjól
koleso na vozepremet stranou
araba tekerliğiyan takla

cartwheel

[ˈkɑːtwiːl] N
1. (= wheel) → rueda f de carro
2. (Gymnastics) → voltereta f lateral, rueda f
to do or turn a cartwheeldar una voltereta lateral, hacer la rueda

cartwheel

[ˈkɑːrthwiːl] n
(= wheel) → roue f de charrette
(= movement) to turn a cartwheel [person] → faire la roue

cartwheel

[ˈkɑːtˌwiːl] n to turn a cartwheel (Sport) → fare la ruota

cart

(kaːt) noun
1. a two-wheeled (usually horse-drawn) vehicle for carrying loads. a farm cart.
2. (American) a small wheeled vehicle pushed by hand, for carrying groceries, golf clubs etc.
verb
1. to carry (in a cart). He carted the manure into the field.
2. to carry. I don't want to cart this luggage around all day.
ˈcartwheel noun
1. a wheel of a cart.
2. a sideways somersault.
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TWO people were feared dead and more than 60 were injured when a jet broke up and cartwheeled down a runway yesterday.
The clerical bouncer, whom we now know to be called Ben Sheward, was still wearing his cassock when he cartwheeled down the central aisle of Westminster Abbey, shortly after the guests had dispersed.
AN exuberant verger cartwheeled along the red carpet-lined aisle of Westminster Abbey as he celebrated the royal wedding.
A PILOT and passenger narrowly escaped death after a plane cartwheeled on its right wing, it was revealed yesterday.